While the ongoing economic troubles in Europe continue to drag on the company, there’s certainly nothing wrong Greif, Inc. (NYSE:GEF)’s dividend payout.
The company’s generous distribution, at $2.52 per share annualized, amounts to a yield greater than 4.5% at recent prices.
The Foolish takeaway
Small-cap stocks often have more growth potential than large caps, and as a result, may have more room to run than their large-cap peers. If you’re an investor who favors receiving income from your stocks, these three companies should be on your watch list. Each of these stocks pays a compelling dividend that handily exceeds the yield on the S&P 500.
Small-cap stocks frequently trade for excessive valuations as compared to the broader market. In the case of these three stocks, they aren’t trading at significantly higher multiples than the broader market. Fortunately, these stocks trade for modest valuations and could provide investors with the unbeatable combination of both dividends and capital gains for years to come.
The article High Dividend Yields Aren’t Just for Large Caps originally appeared on Fool.com is written by Robert Ciura.
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